dr. G. (Giuseppe) Soligno
g.soligno@uu.nl
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Profile

Research Areas of Interest/Expertise: Colloidal particles at Fluid-Fluid Interfaces, Nanocrystal Superlattices, Micro/Nano Droplets, Capillary Forces, Quasi-Equilibrium Fluid Dynamics, Deformable Solids, Hydrodynamic Interactions, Numerical Methods (Molecular Dynamics, Monte Carlo, Simulated Annealing).

Strategic themes / Focus areas

Cover of the 7th January 2018 Issue of Soft Matter, featuring the research work " Self-assembly of cubic colloidal particles at fluid-fluid interfaces by hexapolar capillary interactions" [G. Soligno, M. Dijkstra and R. van Roij, Soft Matter 14 (2018)].

Cover of the 24th June 2016 Issue of Physical Review Letter, featuring the research work "Self-assembly of cubes into 2D hexagonal and honeycomb lattices by hexapolar capillary interactions" [G. Soligno, M. Dijkstra and R. van Roij, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116 (2016)].
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Curriculum vitae

 Academic Career

  • (Aug. 2017 - now) PostDoc in the Condensed Matter and Interfaces group, at the Debye Institute, Utrecht University, financed by prof. dr. D. Vanmaekelbergh.
  • (Feb. 2017 - Jun. 2017) PostDoc at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University, financed by prof. dr. R. van Roij.
  • (Feb. 2013 - Jan. 2017) PhD student, within the Marie Curie Initial Training Network SOMATAI, at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University, under the supervision of prof. dr. R. van Roij and prof. dr. M. Dijkstra.
  • (2010 - 2012) MSc in Theoretical Physics (cum laude) at "Università degli studi di Trieste".
  • (2006 - 2009) BSc in Physics at "Università degli studi di Trieste".

 Publications

      See the "Research output" tab on this page, or my profile on Google Scholar, Orcid, Scopus, Mendeley, Research Gate.

 Oral presentations at national/international conferences

  • "Self-Assembly of Cubes into 2D Hexagonal and Honeycomb Lattices by Hexapolar Capillary Interactions" (20 min), Liquids 2017, Ljubljana, 17th-21st July 2017.
  • "Self-Assembly of Cubes into 2D Hexagonal and Honeycomb Lattices by Hexapolar Capillary Interactions" (15 min), Physics@Veldhoven 2017, 17th-18th January 2017.
  • "Self-Assembly of Cubes into 2D Hexagonal and Honeycomb Lattices by Hexapolar Capillary Interactions" (20 min), SACS Conference, San Sebastian, 25th-27th Oct. 2016.
  • "Capillary-induced self-assembly of particles adsorbed at fluid-fluid interfaces" (20 min), SOMATAI Conference, Crete, 29th May-3rd June 2016.

 Oral presentations at seminars/workshops

  • "WP3 Report" (15 min), COMPASS meeting, Genova, 25th-26th Sep. 2017 [on behalf of Prof. Dr. Daniel Vanmaekelbergh].
  • "An Introduction to the Simulated Annealing Algorithm" (60 min), CLUe training event #3, Utrecht University, 17th March 2017 [invited by Prof. Dr. Henk Dijkstra].
  • "Self-Assembly of cubes into 2D Hexagonal and Honeycomb lattices by hexapolar capillary interactions" (30 min), TOPPUNT kick-off meeting, 5th July 2016 [invited by Prof. Dr. Daniel Vanmaekelbergh].
  • "Capillary forces in fluid-fluid interfaces" (45 min), SOMATAI training event T8, Utrecht University, 25th Aug 2015 [invited by Prof. Dr. Rene' van Roij].

 Poster presentations at national/international conferences

  • “Droplets, capillary interactions and self-assembly by the equilibrium shape of fluid-fluid interfaces” - Liquids 2017, Ljubljana.
  • "Colloidal particles at fluid-fluid interfaces: equilibrium configurations and capillary interactions" - Physics@FOM 2015, Veldhoven.
  • "Colloidal particles at fluid-fluid interfaces: equilibrium interface shapes and particle configurations" - Liquid 2014, Lisbon.
  • "Equilibrium shapes of Fluid-Fluid Interfaces by a new numerical method" - Physics@FOM 2014, Veldhoven.
  • "Fluid-Fluid Interfaces: a new numerical method to study equilibrium shapes and capillary deformations" - ISMC 2013, Rome.
  • "Free Energy of Colloidal Particles at a Fluid-Fluid Interface" - Trends in Theory 2013, Dalfsen.

Teaching activities

  • Teaching Assistant of the 2017-2018 Nanomaterial course, lectures from 11th to 16th (SK-BNANO, 3rd year Bachelor in Chemistry, Utrecht University).
  • Teaching Assistant of the 2014-2015 Modelling and Simulation course (NS-TP432M, Master in Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University).
  • Teaching Assistant of the 2013-2014 Soft Condensed Matter Theory course (NS-TP453M, Master in Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University).
  • Teaching Assistant of the 2012-2013 Soft Condensed Matter Theory course (NS-TP453M, Master in Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University).

Honors and Awards

  • Research work [G. Soligno, M. Dijkstra and R. van Roij, Soft Matter 14 (2018)] featured on the cover of the 7th Jan. 2018 Issue of Soft Matter.
  • Department Day 2017, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Utrecht University - Poster competition, 2nd prize ( 15).
  • Research work [G. Soligno, M. Dijkstra and R. van Roij, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116 (2016)] selected as an editors’ suggestion.
  • Research work [G. Soligno, M. Dijkstra and R. van Roij, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116 (2016)] featured on the cover of the 24th Jun. 2016 Issue of Physical Review Letters.
  • Department Day 2013, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Utrecht University - Poster competition, 1st prize ( 100).
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9. G. Soligno, M. Dijkstra, R. van Roij, Self-assembly of cubic colloidal particles at fluid-fluid interfaces by hexapolar capillary interactions, Soft Matter 14, 42 (2018) [Featured on the cover].

8. M. Kamp*, G. Soligno*, F. Hagemans*, B. Peng, A. Imhof, R. van Roij, and A. van Blaaderen, Regiospecific Nucleation and Growth of Silane Coupling Agent Droplets onto Colloidal Particles, J. Phys. Chem. C 121, 19989 (2017) [*These authors equally contributed].

7. I. Devic*, G. Soligno*, M. Dijkstra, R. van Roij, X. Zhang and D. Lohse, Sessile Nanodroplets on Elliptical Patches of Enhanced LyophilicityLangmuir 33, 2744 (2017) [*These authors equally contributed].

6. G. Soligno, Droplets, capillary interactions and self-assembly from the equilibrium shape of fluid-fluid interfaces, PhD Thesis - Utrecht University (2017).

5. G. Soligno, M. Dijkstra and R. van Roij, Self-assembly of cubes into 2D hexagonal and honeycomb lattices by hexapolar capillary interactions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 258001 (2016) [Editors' suggestion; Featured on the cover].

4. M. Vis, J. Opdam, I. S. J. van’t Oor, G. Soligno, R. van Roij, R. H. Tromp and B. H. Erne´, Water-in-Water Emulsions Stabilized by Nanoplates, ACS Macro Lett. 4, 965 (2015).

3. G. Soligno, M. Dijkstra and R. van Roij, The Equilibrium Shape of Fluid-Fluid Interfaces: Derivation and a New Numerical Method for the Young's and Young-Laplace Equations, J. Chem. Phys. 141, 244702 (2014).

2. B. Peng, G. Soligno, M. Kamp, B. van Nijs, J. de Graaf, M. Dijkstra, R. van Roij, A. van Blaaderen and A. Imhof, Site-Specific Growth of Polymer on Silica Rods, Soft Matter 10, 9644 (2014).

1. W. van der Stam, A. P. Gantapara, Q. A. Akkerman, G. Soligno, J. D. Meeldijk, R. van Roij, M. Dijkstra and C. de Mello Donega, Self-Assembly of Colloidal Hexagonal Bipyramid- and Bifrustum-Shaped ZnS Nanocrystals into Two-Dimensional Superstructures, Nano Lett. 14, 1032 (2014).

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